Details overview

Hours 08:35 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Norah Lycknell
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Technical design and production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Mentoring
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 4 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 1%
Hispanic 8% 13%
Two or more races 8% 57%
Black 7% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Special education 5% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 4% 61%
English Language Learners 5% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
5
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
21
Clubs
including: Yoga club
Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Gymnastics
Soccer
Swimming
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Gymnastics
Soccer
Swimming
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Gardening
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Origami club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:30 AM
After school end time 06:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Deal Middle School

Awards

Academic award Blue Ribbon School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
68% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 94% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Oasis Tutoring Program
  Stoneridge Volunteers
  DC Greens
  Embassy Adoption Program

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Application requirements Application
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/01/2016

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Highly qualified teachers DCPS, 2009-2010
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010